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English verb: discuss

1. discuss (communication) to consider or examine in speech or writing


SamplesThe author talks about the different aspects of this question.
The class discussed Dante's `Inferno'.


Synonymsdiscourse, talk about


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)address, cover, deal, handle, plow, treat


Narrower (hyponym)descant, talk shop

2. discuss (communication) speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion


SamplesWe discussed our household budget.


ExamplesSam cannot discuss Sue , Sam wants to discuss with Sue


Synonymshash out, talk over


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)talk about, talk of


Narrower (hyponym)advise, bandy, bandy about, broach, chair, confab, confabulate, confer, consider, consult, counsel, debate, debate, deliberate, deliberate, hammer out, initiate, kick around, lead, moderate, moot, negociate, negociate, negotiate, powwow, rede, talk terms, thrash out, turn over









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